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Ottawa Providing $1 Million for Undersea Ocean Tech Platform in Halifax Area

Ottawa Providing $1 Million for Undersea Ocean Tech Platform in Halifax Area

Ottawa is providing $1 million for an undersea testing platform at a Halifax-area ocean research facility. The multi-user marine testing platform dubbed “Stella Maris” is to be… Read more »

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O’Toole Pushes U.S. Envoy to Canada to Preserve Line 5, Keystone XL Pipelines

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole urged the acting American ambassador to Canada to tell Washington to preserve the Line 5 pipeline to the United States. O’Toole told Katherine… Read more »

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Feds Roll Out Promised Funding for LGBTQ Groups to 76 Organizations

Seventy-six LGBTQ projects in Canada have received $15 million in federal money. The money follows up on a promise in the 2019 federal budget to set up… Read more »

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BC Family Day Long Weekend in Vancouver

Ahh, nothing more exciting than a long weekend! This weekend, February 13-15 is the Family day weekend, which is fitting as with the pandemic, it is important… Read more »

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N.L. Elections Officer Delays Voting in Areas Hit by COVID-19 Outbreak

Amid climbing COVID-19 case numbers, Newfoundland and Labrador election officials have postponed voting in Saturday’s provincial election for nearly half the province’s ridings. Elections NL said in… Read more »

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Ontario Universities Urge Students Not to Travel During Reading Week

Several Ontario universities are urging students living on campus not to travel during the upcoming mid-semester break known as reading week in an effort to prevent the… Read more »

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Manitoba Premier Says His Government Will Buy Prospective Canadian Vaccine Directly

  The Manitoba government is committing to buy two million doses of a prospective Canadian vaccine that is currently in clinical trials. Premier Brian Pallister says his… Read more »

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2021 Family Day Weekend in Alberta

From light festivals to Alberta Winter Games, racing on ice, vibrant celebrations of francophone culture and free admission to Alberta Museums on family day, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy this family day weekend across Alberta.

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Ontario Set For Years of Post-Pandemic Deficits Without New Policy: FAO

Ontario’s fiscal watchdog says the province is on track for years of post-pandemic deficits barring a change in government policy. The Financial Accountability Officer says in a… Read more »

Ottawa Announces $55 M in Clean Tech Funding for 20 Companies

Ottawa Announces $55 M in Clean Tech Funding for 20 Companies

The federal government is announcing $55 million in funding to support Canada’s clean tech sector. The money will go to 20 companies across the country. It will… Read more »

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Internal Data Shows Surge in Harassment Complaints at Canada Revenue Agency, RCMP

Complaints of workplace harassment and violence have risen sharply at several federal departments and agencies in recent years, according to internal data. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)… Read more »

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Several Extreme Cold Records Smashed in Alberta

Environment Canada says several low-temperature records were broken across Alberta as all of the province continues under extreme cold warnings with wind chill values between -40°C and… Read more »

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New Survey on Trust Suggests Most Canadians Believe COVID-19 Vaccines Safe, Effective

Almost two in three Canadians surveyed recently said they trust COVID-19 vaccines to be both safe and effective. Proof Strategies conducts a survey every year to assess… Read more »

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Green Leader Annamie Paul to Run in Toronto Centre, Setting Stage For Rematch

Annamie Paul is doubling down on Toronto Centre. The Green Party leader plans to announce her candidacy for the nomination there Thursday ahead of a possible federal… Read more »

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Bombardier to Cut 1,600 Jobs in Move to Reduce Costs and Consolidate Work

Bombardier Inc. said Thursday it will reduce its overall workforce by about 1,600 jobs as it anticipates a yearslong recovery in the aviation industry. In addition to… Read more »

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Chief N.L. Elections Officer Calls on Authorities to Delay Vote Amid COVID Outbreak

Whether Newfoundlanders and Labradorians will head to the polls on Saturday during the scheduled provincial election has become uncertain.

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Ontario Education Minister Expected to Make March Break Announcement Today

Ontario’s education minister is expected to announce today whether March break will be cancelled for the province’s schools. Stephen Lecce will make an announcement at 2 p.m…. Read more »

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Netflix Plans to Open an Office in Canada and Grow Its Relationship With Its Creators

Netflix plans to open an office in Canada in what the streaming giant calls “a big first step” toward content creation in this country. Netflix co-CEO and… Read more »

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Things to Do This Family Day Weekend in Ontario

Here are some activities you can do this family day weekend in Ontario.

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Alberta Reports First in-School Transmission of COVID-19 Variant

Alberta for the first time has identified transmission of a more contagious COVID-19 variant inside a school. The province’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw,… Read more »

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Alberta’s Critical Worker Benefit: Who is Eligible for $1200 Cash Payments

Alberta government is sending one-time $1,200 cheques under a cost-shared federal-provincial program to the province’s frontline workers under the Critical Worker Benefit program. The Critical Worker Benefit… Read more »

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Alberta’s 380,000 Front Line Workers to Get One-Time Bonus of $1,200

Front-line workers in Alberta who are at the greatest risk of contracting COVID-19 will be getting one-time $1,200 cheques under a cost-shared federal-provincial program. Premier Jason Kenney… Read more »

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N.L. Reports 53 New Cases of COVID-19, Schools Closed in St. John’s

  Heath officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting 53 new cases of COVID-19 and 32 presumptive positive cases. Today’s case count represents the highest, single-day number… Read more »

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Saskatchewan Estimates It Has Nearly 19,000 Asymptomatic Cases of COVID-19

Newly released data shows health officials estimate there are nearly 19,000 people in Saskatchewan who are infected with COVID-19 but not showing symptoms.